1 Question: Has istikhãra any basis in the shari’a? Is there a problem in repeating the istikhãra [for the same intention] by paying alms [before it] in order to get a. Assalamu alaikum brothers and sisters, I really need to know how istikhara is performed as I need an answer from Allah as soon as possible. Section 8: Views of the Mara’ja Taqlid and Scholars of Islam Regarding the Istikhara. View of Ayatullah Khomeini. “There are two meanings of the word Istikhara.

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However, two conditions must be fulfilled, the first is that the person must be in a state of supplication meaning that his state be such that he truly feels: The Istikhara does not change the rules of Allah nor does it inform the servant of Allah that what is hidden behind the curtains of Allah’s knowledge.

During one’s lifetime, every knowledgeable person, especially during times when he needs to make a very important decision regarding his life, should not simply rely on his limited and restricted knowledge and istikhada.

Section 7: The Best Time to Perform Istikhara

That following night I had the most amazing dream. What are the best times to perform istikhara? How often do i pray this and for how long? Go To Topic Listing.

Istikhara: Seeking the Best from Allah (swt)

One must first of all consult experts or wise individuals to see if he can reach a decision. The Istikhara by supplication in all instances takes precedence. Sign In Sign Up.

It is through the supplications and the specific sshia of Allah that the advice is given from others and guides one to what is truly the best for him. Should I keep waiting until the istikhara comes out “good”? Because of this, he loses the real rewards of this world that come from using one’s intelligence and seeking advice from others. Various types of Istikhara and the proper method of use 1 Istikhara by Supplication: The Istikhara is the means from which one is saved from doubt and uncertainty.

Istkhara performed an istikhara recently to find out if myself and my other half should continue our relationship. How Is Istikhara Performed? What duas and prayers are used whilst praying istikhara?

Mormons 1 2 3 By IslandsandmirrorsFriday at Another example is about a person who wanted to purchase a sitikhara. Doing or not doing is optional not compulsory. The Istikhara is an Islamic tradition which is strongly rooted in the culture of the Shi’a especially those of Iran, India and Pakistan.

However, the most important thing is that one will have peace of mind and a sound heart when performing any action.

However in this type of a situation, it is better than after waiting some time, give some charity, and then carries on with the task. However, there are examples that people who are against Istikhara mention, such as the incident in which there was a girl who liked a young boy and in all ways, were compatible with each other, but after talking shhia one another, the Istikhara was performed and it came out ‘bad’ and the discussion ended there.

Before one proceeds with this form of seeking the best, he should perform the supplications and ask Allah for the best and then seek advice from others so that these supplications will give a better outcome to asking others for advice. Both of these groups have definitely not understood the true meaning of the Istikhara and the proper usage of it, since not paying attention to the first step, that is using one’s reason and intellect and then resorting to asking others for advice plays a very important role and has a great effect on the actual outcome of the Lstikhara.

To Do or Not To Do? Skip to main content. Posted November 11, He too only wishes what is truly the best and only He knows what is good and bad and is able to have His answer come from the mouth of His servants.

Dua’a for Istikhara

I ask You to make apparent Your pleasure upon me. Edited November 5, by Bilal In regards to the istikhara, what if someone is directly stopping you from sjia on with what Allah had answered to you. In reality, this is the Istikhara.

Repeating the istikhara is not right, unless it suia for a different issue. However, whatever the outcome may be, whether it is in accordance with one’s wishes or against one’s desires, it mast be accepted.